Top 7 Yorkie Mix Breeds

Top 7 Yorkie Mix Breeds

The designer crossbreeds or the so-called designer dogs are the newest hit in the world of cynology. Created by crossing two pure breeds, these dogs have enjoyed growing popularity in recent years.

We all agree that Yorkshire terriers are awesome dogs, but some people believe that they can make them even greater by mixing them with another breed.

Take a look at the most popular Yorkie mix breeds.

What is the difference between a Chorkie (Chihuahua and Yorkshire terrier mix) or Dorkie (Dachshund and Yorkshire terrier mix) and their purebred relatives?

Those are just a few of the many examples that are created by crossing Yorkies with other breeds.

Whether the new type of dog will be recognized as a new breed depends entirely on the future, the tests and the mistakes. You cannot just cross Yorkshire terrier with another dog to create a new breed.

You have to select a dog with certain qualities that you want to keep as long as possible for several generations.

When the result is successful, the following characteristics will be achieved: size, appearance, temperament and certain additional qualities.

The attractiveness of the so-called “designer dogs” is often presented as something different from the mass bred Yorkshire terriers.

There is nothing wrong with this, but problems arise when breeders promise that the mixed breed will be healthier than purebred, or combine the best traits of each of the two breeds.

No matter how delightful this sounds, it’s simply not true.


Yorkshire terrier mixes are not always hypoallergenic

All dogs produce dandruff, saliva and urinate and they all scatter allergens in these ways. Individual dogs produce different amounts of allergens, even within the same breed.

That is why some people with allergies can only live with certain dogs like the purebred Yorkshire terrier for example.

However, there is no guarantee that just because the dog is a cross between Shih Tzu and  Yorkshire Terrier, for example, it is without or with low levels of allergens.

Are Yorkie mix-breeds healthier than the purebred?

It is often supposed that the cross between two breeds has ”hybrid vitality,” meaning that the diversity of genes makes them healthier than the purebred dogs.

This may only be true for the first generation of hybrid dogs. With every next generation, health problems will occur more and more often.

Chances of acquiring genetic defects, such as difficulty in breathing, cancer, epilepsy or trachea collapses, are increasing.

There is no guarantee that the Yorkie mix will have the best qualities of the Yorkshire terrier and the other mix breed

The idea that designer dogs will have the best qualities of each parent, such as the Yorkie’s Intelligence and Beagle’s playfulness, is a misconception.

Unfortunately, heredity does not work that way. Genetic characteristics are randomly determined so there is no guarantee that you will get the best of each breed.

No matter whether it is purebred or mixed, the newborn puppy may be more or less intelligent or healthy.

Also, if you want to know more about the temperament of the Yorkie mix breed you are interested in, you should consider all the qualities Yorkshire terrier has and also the characteristics of the other breed.

Let’s say it’s a Poodle. So knowing all the different qualities of both breeds and in order to have an idea of what will your puppy be like, take each and every characteristic of both breeds and mix them with every possible combination.

This is how we know what possible qualities and behavior a various Yorkie mix breed will have.

Find a breeder with guarantees

Choose the Yorkie mix combination that will suit your requirements for size, appearance, and temperament without being too expensive.

The breeder must be able to prove that the dogs have the same health characteristics that you would expect from a breeder of purebred dogs.

The breeder must be able to prove that the puppy is healthy, as well as a commitment to take back each dog for the rest of his life.

This is what you should get when you buy a pure-blooded puppy from a reputable breeder and the same you should expect when you pay $ 1,000 or more for a design puppy.

So in the above said we have tried to give you an idea of what a crossbreed is. It may sound that we have talked more about the disadvantages but that is because we all know the advantages of the Yorkie mix breeds.

They are all incredibly cute, charming and the best friends you will ever have. So in order to be as realistic as we can, we wanted you to know both sides of the coin.

And guys, all this is not important at all. No matter if your doggie will be pure-blooded or crossbreed, he will surely find the right way to your heart. In the end, who really cares? It will be your furry treasure.

Now get ready to meet the seven most popular Yorkie mixes. As we said before, they are incredibly charming!

1. Yorkipoo (Yorkie and Poodle Mix)

The Yorkipoo is also known as Yorkie-Poo, Yorkiepoo or Yorkiedoodle. It is a cross between Yorkshire Terrier and Poodle.

Here is a video of a super cute Yorkie Poo:

Size and Coat of the Yorkipoo

The size of a regular grown-up Yorkiepoo reaches from 15 to 35 cm and weights from 1, 5 up to 3, 5 kg.   The coat of a Yorkiedoodle is soft, long and silky like the one of a Yorkshire terrier and in many cases curly like the Poodles.

Generally, Yorkipoos do not shed or shed a little and are considered hypoallergenic which makes them the perfect companion for people with allergies.

The coat of a Yorkipoo must be brushed regularly in order to stay mat free and to keep its silky touch and look. Also, they must be trimmed every 1 – 3 months.

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Yorkiedoodle Colors
Yorkie Poo full grown

Yorkie Poo full grown

You can see Yorkipoo in many different colors: brown, black, gray and white but most specimens are with the colors of Yorkie – black with golden tans.

Temperament and Behavior of the Yorkie Poodle mix

Yorkipoos are very energetic, playful, brave, smart and entertaining. Also, they will enjoy taking part in all family affairs when accompanying their owners.

Experts say that they get along very easily with other dogs, people and children and that is why they are considered as very social.

Generally, they get trained very easily, much easier than Yorkshire Terriers, even though sometimes they can be stubborn and special care must be taken.

Yorkipoos are suitable for small and very small apartments. Like the Yorkies, they do not need much space at home as long as they get 15 minute walks at least two times per day.

Yorkie – Poo Health and care

Yorkiepoodle’s average life expectancy is 15 years.

They are considered as strong and healthy mix-breed and do not have any specific diseases different than the ones known of Yorkshire Terriers and Poodles.

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Yorkipoos are recognized by the DBR (Designer Breed Registry), IDCR (International Designer Breed Registry), DRA (Dog Registry of America, Inc.), DDKC (Designer Dogs Kennel Club) and ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club).

2. Morkie (Yorkie and Maltese Mixed)

Morkie, also known as Yorktese, Yortese, Yorkiemalt, Malki, Malkie, and Maltiyork is a crossbreed between Yorkshire Terrier and Maltese.

In this video you can see a slideshow of a lot of Morkies:

Yorktese Weight and Size

The usual weight of a Morkie varies between 2 – 4 kg. They can grow from 15 to 25 cm.

The life expectancy of the Morkie

12 to 15 years

Yorkiemalt Coat and care

The Yorkie Maltese mix has a thin, straight, long and silky coat that must be brushed daily in order to prevent tangles and the formation of mats. Bathing must be done only when necessary or in about 2 – 4 weeks with high-quality shampoo and conditioner.

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Yorkie Maltese Colors
Morkie full grown

Morkie full grown

Usually, Yorkie Malteses come in white, black or brown with tan.

Malkie Health

Since the Yorkies are prone to teeth problems, special attention must be paid to oral hygiene.

Morkies tend to have problems with digestion, skin, and kneecaps.

Morkie Temperament and Behavior

Morkies are faithful, loyal, loving and affectionate dogs.

They will get along well with other dogs and pets at home in case the Morkie grew up with them and is used to live with them from an early age.

Generally, they are not recommended for families with young children.

Yorktese tend to be very attached to its owners and therefore do not like spending time alone.

In many cases, they develop separation anxiety and that is why it is very important for the owners to take adequate steps in preventing that condition during the early months of the puppy.

If proper actions are not taken on time, the Yorktese may become a constant destroyer and a loud barker at home.

Morkies are considered as proper guard dogs. They are suspicious of strangers, and therefore will always warn their owners about extraneous people and sounds.

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Maltiyork Training

Yorkiemalts must be socialized with other dogs and animals from the early months.

Training should also begin at the age of around four months in order to have positive results. Some people share their experience by saying that Yorkiemalts are stubborn and difficult to train the usual commands and hygiene habits.

The trainer of the Yorkiemalts must be patient, strict and consistent. He should also keep in mind that this breed does not fit rigid methods of training.

That is why we always recommend the awesome training course of Adrienne Farricelli. This is where we learned all of our knowledge about training dogs in the past which still serves us today. We’ve been training all our German Shepherds, Shih Tzu and our Yorkie – Zuzi as well.


Morkies live perfectly in city apartments. But it is worth remembering that this is an active dog, which must be walked regularly. We suggest providing enough toys throughout the entire home so the doggie will have something to play with when feeling bored.


Morkies are recognized by the DBR (Designer Breed Registry), IDCR (International Designer Breed Registry), DRA (Dog Registry of America, Inc.), DDKC (Designer Dogs Kennel Club) and ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club)

3. Yoranian (Pomeranian and Yorkie Mixed)

Yoranian, also known as Yorkie – Pom, Yorki – Pom, Yorkipom, Pom – Yorkie, Porkie, Yoranian Terrier is a crossbreed between Yorkie and Pomeranian.

Here is a video of this crossbreed:

Yoranian Weight and Size

The usual weight of a full-grown Yorkie Pomeranian mix dog is about 3 kg and it can reach from 15 up to 31 cm.

Yorkipom Life expectancy

11 to 16 years

Porkie Coat and Care

During the early months, the young Porkie usually has a flossy coat. As they grow up, it changes to a silky wirehaired coat. We can also see grown Porkies with a double coat consisting of thick and fluffy undercoat and silken overcoat.

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In order to keep the Porkie’s coat nice and shiny, we suggest the daily combing of the double coat.

This will also keep it mats and tangles free. In case the Porkie has a wirehaired coat, brushing once or twice per week is recommended. Unlike the Yorkshire terriers, Porkies do shed a lot.

That is why following a strict grooming discipline is so important for people considering owning a Yorkie-Pomeranian mix.

Yoranian Colors
Yoranian puppy

Yoranian puppy

The typical Yoranian colors may vary from black and brownish with various lighter and darker shades, red and reddish nuances to creamy/ blonde tans and white.

Yorkie Pomeranian Health

Even though Yoranians are considered to be dogs with generally good health, some possible health issues must be kept in mind by the future owners.

That includes problem/ sensitive eyes, collapsed trachea, dental issues, allergies, patellar luxation, hip dysplasia, and hypoglycemia.

Porkie Temperament and Behavior

Porkies are a crossbreed between two of the most adorable dog breeds in the world. If we analyze their behavior, we would say that they are fully aware of that and this is how we explain Porkie’s high self – esteem.

Yorkie – Pomeranians have a great personality. They are loving, playful and attached family dogs. They love to spend time with their owners, always showing their loyalty and affection.

No matter how small Porkies are, they will never hesitate to warn or even attack bigger dogs in order to protect their home and owners.

They are alert and suspicions dogs so every time a stranger approaches the house, Yoranians will bark loud to inform the family about the mysterious visitor.

Yoranian terriers get along with grown children very well. Their interactions with small kids must be supervised though because they feel endangered from the not so gentle games and hugs of the kids.

Porkies tend to bark and sometimes even bite their very young lovers in order to save themselves from the rough games.

Yoranians and Training

As with most of the other dog breeds, the best approach is to start training the Yoranian from the early months.

They are very intelligent and quick learners but they can be stubborn at times so the man responsible for training should be patient and consistent.

Yoranians love to learn new tricks and you can easily teach them by offering delicious treats as a reward. One thing that is very important and should be noticed is their yappy behavior.

If it is not controlled from a very early ages it may become a problem that is difficult to change at a mature age.


Just like the Yorkshire terriers, Yorkie – Poms feel comfortable and well entertained at home if there are enough toys and puzzles to keep them busy.

They do not require huge apartments or houses as long you walk them out a couple of times per day.


Yoranians are recognized by the DBR (Designer Breed Registry), IDCR (International Designer Breed Registry), DRA (Dog Registry of America, Inc.), DDKC (Designer Dogs Kennel Club) and ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club)

4. Shorkie Tsu (Shih Tzu and Yorkie Mixed)

Shorkie Tsu, also known as Shorki, Shorkie, Yorkie Tzu is a crossbreed between Yorkshire terrier and Shih Tzu.

Shorkie Tsu Weight and Size

The size of a full grown-up Shorkie Tsu reaches from 15 to 38 cm. The weight may vary from 1, 8 to 4, 5 kg.

Shorki Life expectancy

12 to 15 years

Shorkie Coat and Care

Very similar to the Yorkshire terrier, the Shorkie has a soft and silky coat which can be better assumed as hair. If they are properly groomed, the shedding will be almost insignificant.

By properly groomed, we mean brushing daily if the Shorkie’s hair is left to be grown out and long. Again, this will prevent the formation of tangles.

In this case, your Yorkie Tzu will look stylish and flossy but this will cost you the everyday work with the brush.

That is why many people choose to give their Shorkie Tsu a Puppy cut.

It must be done by a professional groomer every 6 to 8 weeks. The outcome will be a cute teddy bear look of your Yorkie – Shih Tzu and it will save you a lot of time to keep the hair in perfect condition.

Bathing is recommended to be done only when needed. When you see your Shorkie all in dirt after a walk outside or you feel this specific smell, then it is time to give your hairy friend a shower with high-quality shampoo and conditioner.

If you look at where you go for a walk and you do not see any dirt which disturbs you, you can still consider a shower every next month. Using a proper shampoo and conditioner is highly recommended.

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Shorkie Tzu colors
Shorkie (shih tzu yorkie mix full grown)

Shorkie (Shih Tzu Yorkie mix full grown)

There are no strictly specified colors but you can expect a Shorkie to be black, reddish, brownish, golden-white with black or other textures or even beige.

Shorkie health

In order to better understand the possible health issues of a Shorkie, we must observe its parents – the Yorkshire terrier and Shih Tzu.

The most common health disorders these two breeds suffer include: eye problems, hip dysplasia, tooth loss, and oral problems, allergies to various medications, patellar luxation and collapsed trachea.

Shorkie Tzu Temperament and Behavior

Shorkie Tzus are a personification of love, loyalty, and dedication to the family. There is nothing better in the world for them than spending time with their owners.

Just because they get so attached, it is really important to deal with separation anxiety from the early months. The worst thing for the Shorkie Tzu is to stay alone at home and even though Shorkies do not usually bark a lot, loneliness may cause them to do it.

Their loving and affectionate personality makes them a bad guard dogs but you can be sure that if a stranger goes closer to your home, they will surely warn you.

Shorkie Tzu Training

Although Shorkie Tzus are very intelligent and generally very easy to train, you should keep in mind that they might be stubborn at times. That is why you should always reward them with treats and have the right approach to gain their attention.

Experts suggest that short fifteen minutes train sessions are the best tactic. In that way, the Shorkie Tzu will not get bored and will be most effective.

Two sessions by fifteen minutes – one in the morning and one in the evening are also a good idea. And remember, patience and consistency are the keys to achieving the desired results.

Shorkie Activity

Their small size makes them the perfect roommate not only for big houses but also for small apartments. The usual toy games at home with their parents will keep them entertained but you should never forget the daily walks outside.

Shorkies love to chase balls and toys outside or in the park, they love to interact and play with other dogs. Just because they are very social and funny, a walk outside is a pure pleasure not only for the dog itself but also for his owners.

Shorkie Tzu Recognition

Shorkie Tzus are recognized by the DBR (Designer Breed Registry), IDCR (International Designer Breed Registry), DRA (Dog Registry of America, Inc.), DDKC (Designer Dogs Kennel Club) and ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club)

5. Chorkie (Chihuahua and Yorkie Mix)

Chorkie, also known as Yorkiechi, Yorkie Chi, Yorkchi, York chi, Chiyorkie is a crossbreed between Yorkshire terrier and Chihuahua. The history of this breed is dating back from the early 1990s.

These are small puppies with an expressed Napoleon complex. They have expressive eyes, a rounded skull, and large ears that can also be slashed.

Chorkie Weight and Size

The size of a full grown-up Chorkie reaches from 15, 2 to 23 cm. The weight may vary from 3, 6 to 4, 6kg.

Chorkie Life expectancy

10 to 15 years.

Yorkiechi coat and care

Most of the Yorkiechi’s outlook reminds a Yorkie, containing only a few signs of Chihuahua. They have a small well – built body with little-rounded head reminding more of Chihuahua.

Yorkiechis are known to be none or very low shedders. The length of the coat may vary: the most popular specimen is with a long silky coat without or with very little curls.

Brushing daily is recommended in order to keep the Yorkiechi’s coat tangle-free and good looking. Just like the Yorkshire terriers, Chorkies tend to have oily and smelly hair (when it becomes dirty) so the best way to keep their hair clean, tidy and silky is to bath them weekly with high-quality shampoo and conditioner.

Trimming the hair inside and around the ears shouldn’t be forgotten. It must be done at least one per month otherwise it can irritate the ears and cause unwanted reactions.

Yorkie Chi colors
Chorkie (Chihuahua and Yorkie Mix)

Chorkie (Chihuahua and Yorkie Mix)

It is very difficult to specify a typical Yorkie Chi color or color combination. Chorkies are more influenced by the Chihuahua genes, rather than Yorkie’s.

Common colors that we have seen mostly are – black, gray, white, red and reddish, tan, gray, brown and merle.

It is also good to know that Yorkie Chi often changes its colors usually from black and brown as little doggie to gray or brownish when they grow up.

The characteristic of changing colors from puppy to getting grown-up is derived from the genes of the Yorkshire terrier.

Chiyorkie Health

Chorkies are considered as fairly healthy dogs. Some health problems must be taken into consideration though if you are planning to take this charming little treasure at home.

If we observe the Yorkshire terrier and Chihuahua, the possible health issues a Chorkie may suffer are – hypoglycemia, skin allergies, collapsed trachea, and patellar luxation.

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Yorkie – Chihuahua Temperament and Behavior

As we said before, Chorkies might be identified as Napoleon complex suffers. Therefore, they prefer to act and behave as big dogs, despite their small size and cute outlook.

If we ignore their little dimensions, we can say that they are the perfect guard dogs, but instead, we prefer to classify them as loud barkers. No one will cross the street or come around without them signalize.

Chorkies love to spend time with family and grown children. They love to play and be spoiled by all the family members. Experts also believe that they are the right companion for older people.

People with small kids must think twice before bringing a Yorkechi at home. Even though proper care and socialization with the kids are undertaken, those little doggies can still be aggressive towards young children.

Yorkiechi Training

Chorkie is a very clever, but extremely stubborn dog, hard to train, just because of his character traits. This does not mean that they cannot be trained, but it will only take more effort, patience, and perseverance.

Hard methods of learning and education will not work for them. You should rather try to please them with delicious treats and commands said with the right intonation of the voice.

Part of the training must also include the house rules and what are they allowed and not allowed to do.

Their owners must always remind them who is the master at home, without being aggressive. If not, they may become dominant resulting in unwanted behavior which will be very difficult to change at a mature age.

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Chorkie Activity

Chorkie owners will surely live a healthier life due to the reason that these little furry treasures require daily walks at least 30 minutes per day.

Unlike most of the other Yorkie mix breeds that can easily be satisfied with toy and fetch games at home and short walks outside, Yorkiechis need to be taken out for a walk in the morning and at least a 30-minute walk in the evening.

This will not only prevent them from being overactive at home but also help them maintain a good and healthy shape. Reducing the number of walks and exercises can lead to overweight which will further lead to other health issues.


Chorkies are recognized by the DBR (Designer Breed Registry), IDCR (International Designer Breed Registry), DDKC (Designer Dogs Kennel Club) and ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club).

6. Snorkie (Yorkie and Schnauzer Mix)

Snorkie, also known as Schnorkie, Shnorkie, and Schnerrier is a designer mix breed between Yorkshire terrier and Miniature Schnauzer.

Snorkie Weight and Size

The size of a full grown-up Snorkie reaches from 17, 8 to 36 cm. The weight may vary from 2, 3 to 5, 5kg.

Snorkie Life expectancy

12 to 15 years.

Snorkie Coat and Care

Usually, Snorkies will have a long and silky coat reminding more of the Yorkshire terrier. They can also have an undercoat layer similar to the one of the Miniature Schnauzer.

Like the Yorkies, Shnorkie needs to be groomed frequently in order to maintain its top layer in a perfect condition.

People with busy routines prefer to give their Snorkie a Puppy cut because it is much easier to be taken care of. Snorkies are low shedders.

Schnorkie Colors
Snorkie (Yorkie and Schnauzer Mix) full grown

Snorkie (Yorkie and Schnauzer Mix) full grown

Having in mind the outlooks of their parents, Snorkie’s most typical colors are black, tan, silver, white, brown and any combination of them.

Snorkie Health

One of the biggest positives of Snorkies is their healthy nature. If the basic requirements for healthy dog life are followed (which include regular vet visits, proper grooming, regular walks outside), you will enjoy time with strong and wholesome Shorkie.

Of course, we should not underestimate the common health problems of their parents which a Snorkie might inherit.

Some of them are skin issues, oral problems, and overweight which might easily be controlled with more exercise and quality food.

Yorkie – Schnauzer Temperament and Behavior

Snorkie owners will be delighted by the loving, loyal and fun personality of their furry friend.

They are always ready to play with you showing you funny tricks and making you laugh. Snorkies are not loud barkers which makes them the perfect roommate for apartment living. They get along very well with children and other dogs and animals.

As with most of the other dog breeds, we suggest learning the house rules and hygiene habits from the early months of their life.

Shorkie Training

As we just mentioned, the key to success in training a Snorkie is to begin when he is still a little puppy. If you follow this instruction and also have the right approach, you will be amazed at how quickly they learn.

They are really intelligent dogs, always wanting to show respect and humility to their owners.

Snorkie Activity

Inherited by Yorkshire terrier, Snorkies will fit perfectly in small or regular apartments.

Despite their small size, they do need their time outside which will help them control their weight and also socialize with other dogs, animals, and people.

As we mentioned above, they are very intelligent and learn quickly, so spending some time as a puppy and teaching the little Snorkie to walk properly on a leash, you will have an enjoyable partner for any escape.


Snorkies are recognized by the DBR (Designer Breed Registry), IDCR (International Designer Breed Registry), DRA (Dog Registry of America, Inc.), DDKC (Designer Dogs Kennel Club) and ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club).

7. Yorkie Russel (Yorkshire Terrier and Jack Russel Mixed)

Yorkie Russel, also known as Jorky is a crossbreed between Yorkshire terrier and Jack Russell.

Yorkie Russel Weight and Size

The size of a full grown-up Yorkie Russell can reach up to 31 cm. The weight may vary from 2, 7 to 5, 5kg.

Jorky Life expectancy

12 to 16 years

Yorkie Russell Coat and Care

Yorkie Russells usually have a long and silky coat very similar to one of the Yorkshire terriers. If the long hairstyle is preferred, frequent brushing has to be done in order to prevent tangling and matting.

Yorkie Russels must be showered only when necessary with a proper soft shampoo and conditioner. Jorkys are low shedders. As with many other breeds, keeping a puppy cut will save a lot of time and energy to keep the coat in perfect condition.

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Yorkie Russel Colors
Yorkie and Jack Russel full grown

Yorkie Russel

The most common colors Yorkie Russel tends to have are black, white, brown and tan.

Jorky Health

In order to prevent unwanted health problems, we suggest buying a Jorky from a trusted breeder.

Common health problems which the Yorkie Jack Russel mix can have are: dental problems reversed sneezing, patellar luxation, eye problems and collapsed trachea.

Yorkie Russell Temperament and Behavior

Yorkie Russels are known to be loving and much attached to their owners.

They will try to do everything even barking and whining in order to get some attention and someone to play with.

They do well will kids and other small dogs and animals. Despite their small size, they might be overprotective by challenging other bigger dogs and that must be kept in mind during the walks outside.

Keeping them busy with toys and play games at home is a good idea. They are full of energy and eager to play all the time so they do not like to rest too much.  Bored Yorkie Russells may become destructive at home.

Jorky Training

Training Jorkys is fairly easy. They learn quickly and love to please their owners. Learning methods must not be aggressive. Using treats, positive emotions and a lot of talking are the keys to success.

Do not punish physically or scream at the Jorky. They are too affectionate and this will only make the process harder.

Separation anxiety is something that we have to keep in mind and put efforts to deal with.

You can read more in our article about separation anxiety. Also, train your Jorky to behave properly with bigger dogs. If this is not handled on time your furry friend may have trouble by challenging dogs that are over his power.

Yorkie – Jack Russell Mix Activity

They are very active dogs and that is why you should never skip their walks outside. As we already mentioned above, their power of boredom may be destructive at home.

Taking them out at least two times per day will save you a lot of destroyed furniture. The best energy burner is to take them in a dog yard and play fetch games. Jorky will surely find a dog friend to run around and play with.


Yorkie Russels are recognized by the DBR (Designer Breed Registry), IDCR (International Designer Breed Registry), DRA (Dog Registry of America, Inc.), DDKC (Designer Dogs Kennel Club) and ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club).

This is our list of the top seven Yorkie Mix Breeds. But that’s not all, you can find many other charming Yorkie Mixes.

Other notable Yorkie mixes

1. Affenshire – This is a designer mix breed between Yorkshire terrier and Affenpinscher

2. Australian Yorkshire Terrier – A mix-breed between Australian terrier and Yorkshire terrier

3. Bichon Yorkie – A mix-breed between Bichon Frise and Yorkshire terrier

4. Boston Yorkie – This is a Yorkie mix between Yorkshire terrier and Boston Terrier

5. Griffonshire – A mix-breed between Yorkie and Brussels Griffon

6. Carkie – A mix-breed between Yorkie and Carin Terrier

7. King Charles Yorkie – A mix-breed between Yorkshire terrier and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

8. Crustie – Designer mix breed between Yorkshire terrier and Chinese Crested

9. Dorkie – A mix-breed between Yorkshire terrier and Dachshund

10. Havashire – A mix-breed between Yorkshire terrier and Havanese

11. Yorkie Pin – A mix-breed between Yorkshire terrier and Miniature Pinscher

12. Yorkinese – A mix-breed between Yorkie and Pekingese

Designer or not, every dog deserves to be loved … because he loves you like the way you are!

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  • Teresa Posted January 30, 2018 4:58 pm

    I wish I knew what my dog Sadie is she’s defiantly part yorkie but she’s mixed with something just not sure maybe Chihuahua or some kind of smaller dog ah, well I guess it’ll always be a mystery either way we still love her

    • Traci Posted June 19, 2018 5:15 pm

      You can get her doggie DNA tested at It’s a little expensive, but it could be worth it if you’re curious enough. 🙂

    • A Posted February 29, 2020 11:41 pm

      You can get you better to do a DNA test! We are going to.

  • Heather Posted March 15, 2018 5:10 am

    My little Yorkie mix, Ollie, is a Yorkie mixed with a border collie mix, she looks like a Border Collie they aren’t sure her other half. He’s such a little love. I just wish I knew how big he would be. ❤️ Either way he is perfect! ❤️

  • Al Posted March 30, 2018 10:50 pm

    My chihuahua/yorkie is a trip. Everything the article said is spot on! He is my little Napoleon!

  • Xenia Posted September 16, 2018 7:03 am

    My Morkie girl Maxy is the loveliest, smartest most dedicated but also capricious dog I’ve ever had, and I’ve had plenty. Once you go Morkie there’s no going back.

  • Dee TimmyHutchFan Posted October 17, 2018 5:42 pm

    Why isn’t a bichon-yorkshire cross called a “biorkie”? LMAO!!!

    I guess cuz that sounds as dumb as “morkie”.

  • B ingram Posted July 15, 2019 10:39 am

    My new yorkie pup is so cute !! Her mum was definitely yorkie and we were shown a yorkie dad !!!! But the vet says she’s not pure bred !! She has a curly tail and some of her coat is wiry !! Her mum had. seven pups who is a lot for yorkie . I love her but I cant wait to see what she will turn out like …the breeder insists she is genuine .i paid £500 for her …

  • DC Posted October 28, 2019 7:53 am

    I have a blonde yorkie mix. He’s all blonde except a white streak up between his upright long ears. He absolutely is a sweetie, tho not easily trained. He runs like a horse jumping a stonewall. It amazes us. His hair is soft, all blond with large curls, but not very long. We think he might be a mix of Chinese Crested because of the “silver streak” and the belonged wisps of hair off the back of his ears. We adore him no matter tho <3

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